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Scottish Parliament Business: Wednesday 12 June 2019

In Plenary

1:15pm: Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1:15pm: Members’ Business – Miles Briggs: Love Your Lungs Week

2:00pm: Portfolio Questions

Ministerial Statement: Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2017

Ministerial Statement: Update on Veterans Strategy

Stage 3 Proceedings: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Business Motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00pm: Decision time

Members’ Business - Johann Lamont: New Report Calls for More Housing Co-ops in Scotland

In Committee

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (8:00am, Mary Fairfax Somerville)
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government legislating using the powers under the Act in relation to the following UK statutory instrument proposals:
- The Common Organisation of the Markets in AgriculturalProducts and Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments, etc.) (EUExit) (No.2) Regulations 2019

-The Agricultural Products, Food and Drink (Amendment etc.)(EU Exit) Regulations 2019

- Plant Health and Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment etc.) (EUExit) Regulations 2019

Finance and Constitution Committee (9:30am, David Livingstone Room)
Scottish Government Medium-Term Financial Strategy
Witnesses: Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work, Lucy O'Carroll, Director of Tax, and Daniel Hinze, Deputy Director, Fiscal Sustainability Division, Scottish Government

Funding of EU Structural Fund Priorities in Scotland, post-Brexit
Witnesses: Kate Still, Director, Princes' Trust on behalf of the Young People's Consortium; Ruchir Shah, Head of Policy, SCVO; Ross Johnston, Deputy Director (Sustainable Development), Scottish Natural Heritage; Nora Uhrig, Senior Associate - Programmes Scotland, Equality and Human Rights Commission; Dugald Craig, Chief Executive, Colleges Partnership and Susan Love, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Business.

Additional Dwelling Supplement
Witnesses: Kate Forbes, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Ewan Cameron-Nielsen, Team Leader Devolved Taxes, and John St Clair, Senior Principal Legal Officer, Scottish Government

Education and Skills Committee (10:00am, Robert Burns Room)

Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments:

-Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (Modification) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/179)

-Abertay University (Scotland) Order of Council 2019 (SSI 2019/163)

STEM in early years education
Witnesses: Shona Birrell, Teacher, Ratho Primary School; Lorna Hay, Teacher, Pitteuchar East Primary School; Alastair MacGregor, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Schools Education Research Centre; Dr Karen Petrie, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching in Science and Engineering, University of Dundee representing the, British Computing Society; and Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Chair of the Learned Societies’ Group (LSG) on Scottish STEM Education.


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